Fourteen-year-old Mona isn't like the wizards charged with defending the city. She can't control lightning or speak to water. Her familiar is a sourdough starter and her magic only works on bread. She has a comfortable life in her aunt's bakery...
"If you have read the (now very old) webcomics, you will be pleased to hear that while the story is the same, the art is so, so, so, so much better. Some of the dialog has been refreshed, too.
The ending is in about the same place as the webcomi..."
"While I understand the dismay over the ending, remember that right from the start we learn that this is a story about making decisions with consequences. As with the other books in this series, this is not light reading. All the characters are, in..."
"This book combines two earlier Drake novels. One is a retelling of the Odyssey and the other is the story of the Argo (as in Jason). Both take the Greek myths and put them into Drake's "Hammer's Slammers" millieu."